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NFL Draft > 2013 Prospects > OLB > Gerald Hodges

Gerald Hodges Scouting Report

Position: OLB
Conference: Big10
School: Penn State Nittany Lions
Year/Status: Senior
Jersey Number: #6
Height & Weight: 6'2 - 238 lbs.
Draft Prediction: Fourth Round
Drafted 4.23 in 2013 by MIN

2013 NFL Combine Results
40-Yard Dash4.78
Bench press22
Broad jump119

2013 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:

Gerald Hodges, OLB, Penn State

Penn State Nittany Lions outside linebacker Gerald Hodges has good coverage skills and should play as a rotational player in a lot of passing situations.

Still developing in some areas of the game like taking on blocks and using improved fundamentals when pursuing downhill in the run game. Previously played safety in his career, which explains his talent in coverage. Good range versus the run and although he is a little flat in his pursuit angles. Can get eaten up by blockers. Sometimes plays out of control and will lose balance in the hole or not be squared up properly to lay a quality hit on the ball-carrier. Very raw as a pass rusher, limited experience. Relies on instinct and effort, but loses leverage frequently.

Last Updated Apr-30-2013 by Matt De Lima

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